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Analyzing the Third Basemen

Excitement surrounds Bowman's return in '08

Although the position is firmly locked up at the big league level for the foreseeable future thanks to David Wright, there exists a short but talented list of talent on the farm who are determined to make a name for themselves. Inside Pitch continues its analysis of each position, this time looking at the hot corner.

Highest Ceiling: Shawn Bowman: Bowman, the Mets' 12th round pick way back in 2002, got his career off to a terrific start boasting very good power and strong defensive abilities. His career to date reached its peak in 2004 when he appeared in 116 games and hit .258 with 19 home runs and 69 RBI for Capital City in the South Atlantic League. Since then however, he has been troubled by a... Recommended Stories